By (author) Allan Gurganus
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White People by Allan Gurganus
Book DescriptionA PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist A New York Times Notable Book In eleven glorious stories, Allan Gurganus, author of the highly acclaimed Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All , gives heart-breaking and hilarious voice to the fears, desires, and triumphs of Americans black and white, gay and straight, old and young, Northern and especially Southern. Here are war heroes bewildered by the complex negotiations of family life, former debutantes called upon to muster resources they never knew they had, vacationing senior citizens confronted by their own bravery, and married men brought up short by the marvelous possibilities of entirely different lives.Written with flair, wit, and deep humanity, this award-winning volume confirms Allan Gurganus as one of the finest writers of our time. The title novella of White People won the National Magazine Prize"
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780375704277
Paperback / softback
(203mm x 132mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Random House USA Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: India
Books By Author Allan Gurganus
Decoy, Paperback (March 2015)
"If there remains any doubt about Allan Gurganus's literary greatness, Local Souls should put this to rest forever."-Jamie Quatro, New York Times Book Review
Local Souls, Paperback (May 2014)
With Local Souls, Allan Gurganus returns to the small town of Falls, North Carolina - the setting of his modern American classic Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All. In this darkly funny tale of adultery, obsession and incest, Gurganus brings the twisted hilarity of Flannery O'Connor kicking into our new century.
Plays Well with Others, Paperback / softback» View all books by Allan Gurganus
With great narrative inventiveness and emotional amplitude, the author gives readers an artistic Manhattan of the wild 1980s, where young artists hurl themselves into playful work and serious fun.
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Author Biography - Allan Gurganus
The title novella of White People won the National Magazine Prize. He other honors include PEN/Fualkner Award finalist, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Southern Book Prize, and the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Allan Gurganus lives in a small town in North Carolina."
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